Cost of Living Comparison Between Phuket and Buenos Aires 

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Consumer Prices in Buenos Aires are 22.95% lower than in Phuket (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Buenos Aires are 27.27% lower than in Phuket
Rent Prices in Buenos Aires are 40.86% lower than in Phuket
Restaurant Prices in Buenos Aires are 17.07% higher than in Phuket
Groceries Prices in Buenos Aires are 40.80% lower than in Phuket
Local Purchasing Power in Buenos Aires is 13.32% higher than in Phuket
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Restaurants
Phuket Edit Buenos Aires Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 125.00 ฿
(4.12 $)
241.61 ฿
(7.97 $)
     +93.29 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 ฿
(23.08 $)
862.22 ฿
(28.43 $)
     +23.17 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 247.50 ฿
(8.16 $)
210.45 ฿
(6.94 $)
     -14.97 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 100.00 ฿
(3.30 $)
48.88 ฿
(1.61 $)
     -51.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 ฿
(3.96 $)
75.50 ฿
(2.49 $)
     -37.09 %
Cappuccino (regular) 83.89 ฿
(2.77 $)
58.23 ฿
(1.92 $)
     -30.59 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 26.79 ฿
(0.88 $)
33.66 ฿
(1.11 $)
     +25.64 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 13.08 ฿
(0.43 $)
24.32 ฿
(0.80 $)
     +85.90 %
Markets
Phuket Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 225.57 ฿
(7.44 $)
101.89 ฿
(3.36 $)
     -54.83 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 47.48 ฿
(1.57 $)
39.58 ฿
(1.30 $)
     -16.64 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 14.97 ฿
(0.49 $)
13.10 ฿
(0.43 $)
     -12.45 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 58.56 ฿
(1.93 $)
53.15 ฿
(1.75 $)
     -9.24 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 278.64 ฿
(9.19 $)
83.01 ฿
(2.74 $)
     -70.21 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 34.42 ฿
(1.13 $)
55.77 ฿
(1.84 $)
     +62.06 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 145.91 ฿
(4.81 $)
81.11 ฿
(2.67 $)
     -44.41 %
Apples (1 lb) 33.93 ฿
(1.12 $)
19.33 ฿
(0.64 $)
     -43.02 %
Banana (1 lb) 18.07 ฿
(0.60 $)
18.88 ฿
(0.62 $)
     +4.49 %
Oranges (1 lb) 27.10 ฿
(0.89 $)
13.20 ฿
(0.44 $)
     -51.29 %
Tomato (1 lb) 18.29 ฿
(0.60 $)
19.66 ฿
(0.65 $)
     +7.48 %
Potato (1 lb) 19.84 ฿
(0.65 $)
9.38 ฿
(0.31 $)
     -52.72 %
Onion (1 lb) 15.72 ฿
(0.52 $)
12.51 ฿
(0.41 $)
     -20.43 %
Lettuce (1 head) 20.62 ฿
(0.68 $)
24.18 ฿
(0.80 $)
     +17.22 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.90 ฿
(0.52 $)
28.19 ฿
(0.93 $)
     +77.32 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ฿
(19.78 $)
98.33 ฿
(3.24 $)
     -83.61 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 52.38 ฿
(1.73 $)
35.05 ฿
(1.16 $)
     -33.08 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 85.57 ฿
(2.82 $)
59.19 ฿
(1.95 $)
     -30.84 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 120.00 ฿
(3.96 $)
76.00 ฿
(2.51 $)
     -36.66 %
Transportation
Phuket Edit Buenos Aires Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.00 ฿
(1.15 $)
9.82 ฿
(0.32 $)
     -71.96 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 0.00 ฿
(0.00 $)
553.81 ฿
(18.26 $)
    
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 42.50 ฿
(1.40 $)
26.92 ฿
(0.89 $)
     -36.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 56.33 ฿
(1.86 $)
23.40 ฿
(0.77 $)
     -58.45 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 500.00 ฿
(16.49 $)
160.64 ฿
(5.30 $)
     -67.87 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 117.71 ฿
(3.88 $)
101.14 ฿
(3.33 $)
     -14.08 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,200,000.00 ฿
(39,566.09 $)
1,141,405.11 ฿
(37,634.12 $)
     -4.88 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 887,500.00 ฿
(29,262.42 $)
754,478.51 ฿
(24,876.47 $)
     -14.99 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Phuket Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,395.66 ฿
(78.99 $)
1,908.72 ฿
(62.93 $)
     -20.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.19 ฿
(0.07 $)
4.53 ฿
(0.15 $)
     +107.01 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 683.77 ฿
(22.55 $)
873.68 ฿
(28.81 $)
     +27.77 %
Sports And Leisure
Phuket Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,073.78 ฿
(68.38 $)
983.10 ฿
(32.41 $)
     -52.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 425.00 ฿
(14.01 $)
294.18 ฿
(9.70 $)
     -30.78 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 240.00 ฿
(7.91 $)
174.46 ฿
(5.75 $)
     -27.31 %
Childcare
Phuket Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 11,816.67 ฿
(389.62 $)
6,729.98 ฿
(221.90 $)
     -43.05 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 380,000.00 ฿
(12,529.26 $)
145,700.08 ฿
(4,803.99 $)
     -61.66 %
Clothing And Shoes
Phuket Edit Buenos Aires Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,642.86 ฿
(54.17 $)
1,787.53 ฿
(58.94 $)
     +8.81 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,108.33 ฿
(36.54 $)
1,576.99 ฿
(52.00 $)
     +42.29 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,928.57 ฿
(96.56 $)
2,616.48 ฿
(86.27 $)
     -10.66 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,500.00 ฿
(82.43 $)
2,635.01 ฿
(86.88 $)
     +5.40 %
Rent Per Month
Phuket Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 14,777.78 ฿
(487.25 $)
9,461.88 ฿
(311.97 $)
     -35.97 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,215.67 ฿
(336.83 $)
7,001.36 ฿
(230.85 $)
     -31.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 34,125.00 ฿
(1,125.16 $)
19,298.43 ฿
(636.30 $)
     -43.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 24,375.00 ฿
(803.69 $)
13,619.48 ฿
(449.06 $)
     -44.13 %
Buy Apartment Price
Phuket Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,511.23 ฿
(181.72 $)
8,629.17 ฿
(284.52 $)
     +56.57 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,251.58 ฿
(107.21 $)
6,301.35 ฿
(207.77 $)
     +93.79 %
Salaries And Financing
Phuket Edit Buenos Aires Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,714.29 ฿
(650.01 $)
16,247.58 ฿
(535.71 $)
     -17.58 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.17 46.22      +794.48 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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